2017 News

December  2017

CZOs at AGU 2017

05 Dec 2017 - Information on CZO award recipients, events, presentations, etc. at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting.

November  2017

Two new CZO team members begin subsurface investigations at Cole Farm

10 Nov 2017 - Perri Silverhart, MS Student Geosciences, and Caitlin Hodges, PhD Student Soil Science, begin the field component of their research at Cole...

Delegation from China Geologic Survey visits Shale Hills CZO

03 Nov 2017 - During the week of October 30th, Penn State and SSHCZO hosted 15 scientists from the China Geological Survey, with interests ranging from saltwater...

October  2017

Water Resources Research Special Collection: Concentration-discharge relations in the critical zone

30 Oct 2017 - Water Resources Research published a new special collection in September 2017 featuring concentration-discharge research from multiple CZOs.

Assessing The Damage To Puerto Rico’s Rain Forest

30 Oct 2017 - The trees in the El Yunque National Forest in Puerto Rico were raked bare by Hurricane Maria. Grizelle Gonzalez talks with NPR's Melissa Block.

CZNews: Fall 2017

25 Oct 2017 - The CZO National Office's quarterly newsletter CZNews: Fall 2017.

The 2017 – 2018 cohort of TeenShale meets for first in-house & in-field experience

17 Oct 2017 - This year’s cohort of TeenShale Network consists of eight returning participants (10th – 12th graders) and eight new team members (8th...

82nd Annual Field Conference of PA Geologists tour the CZO

05 Oct 2017 - Just under 250 geologists from across the state of Pennsylvania spent three days (Oct 5-7) exploring outcrops and research sites in Blair, Centre...

August  2017

Earth Science Week 2017 Video Contest

15 Aug 2017 - For Earth Science Week 2017, the American Geosciences Institute invites you to enter the Earth Connections video contest. Submit a brief, 30-90...

July  2017

CZNews: Summer 2017

27 Jul 2017 - CZO National Office's quarterly newsletter CZNews: Summer 2017.

June  2017

Hydrogeophysics Workshop Returns to CZO for field campaign

30 Jun 2017 - Over two days, the catena in Garner Run was home base for the Rutgers 2017 Hydrogeophysics Workshop.  Faculty, graduate students, and three...

May  2017

Joanmarie Del Vecchio delivers engaging presentation for M.S. Geosciences defense

25 May 2017 - Joanmarie Del Vecchio, MS Candidate in Geosciences, delivered an engaging public presentation on her thesis research "A Record of Coupled Hillslope...

Contribute a classroom/field activity to NAGT’s Teach the Earth

22 May 2017 - Contribute a classroom or field activity to Teach the Earth.

April  2017

Doctoral candidate in Ecology wins prestigious graduate fellowship

25 Apr 2017 - Ismaiel Szink, Doctoral Candidate in the intercollege graduate degree program ecology, has been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation...

The frontier beneath our feet — an AGU commentary on the critical zone

21 Apr 2017 - AGU has published a collection of commentaries highlighting the important role Earth and space science research plays in society.

2017 CZO Webinar Series: Critical Zone and Society

06 Apr 2017 - 2017 CZO Webinar Series: Critical Zone and Society.

March  2017

K-12 Soil Science Teacher Resources

24 Mar 2017 - The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) is a professional scientific society, made up of soil scientists, educators, and consultants focused on...

TeenShale participants present at the 2017 NE/NC GSA Joint Section Meeting in Pittsburgh

21 Mar 2017 - Twelve of the fifteen TeenShale high school students from State High traveled to Pittsburgh, PA and presented results from the ongoing multi-year...

February  2017

Eissenstat elected fellow of Ecological Society of America

14 Feb 2017 - David Eissenstat, professor of woody plant physiology in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn...

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